Pain Management and Chiropractic

Back Pain and Mental Health

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Greetings from Dr. Thorburn:

An article in Medical News Today discussed a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more likely to experience a range of mental health conditions. Back pain and mental health problems?

Back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world. According to the Global Burden of Disease study, lower back pain affects almost one in 10 people. Back pain reduces the quality of life and increases the risk of other health problems. And mental health is just one of them.

Back pain is the most common issue I hear about from my patients.

You don’t have to live with pain and discomfort. I have many natural ways to not only alleviate that pain but to also heal the problem that is causing the pain.

Give us a call and come in for an evaluation so that we can start on a course of treatment that will get you out of pain and your back in tip top condition.

You’ll be glad you did!

Specials for the month of February 2017…February is Heart Health Month, so we are featuring products that nourish the heart as well as another very important organ, the thyroid.  These products are all 20% off for the month of February only.

For the heart, we have Cardiotrophin PMG (supports the heart and cardiovascular system), Cardio-Plus (Supports healthy coronary blood flow) and E-Manganese (contains manganese, an important cofactor for numerous enzymatic reactions).

For the thyroid, there is Cataplex E (healthy thyroid function), Nutrimere (healthy cell function and anti-aging), Organically Bound Minerals (encourages healthy enzyme and thyroid function), Thytrophin PMG (unique profile of minerals, nucleotides, and peptides to help thyroid function, and Prolamine Iodine (thyroid function).

Ask us about Nutrition Deficiency Testing (NDT) a non-invasive means of testing the body to determine the underlying causes of health issues and Science Based Nutrition lab work, including hair analysis, to help determine your nutritional needs.

Until next time…

Yours in health,

Dr. T

Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center
A Winner of the Top Doc L.A. Award
Increasing Health & Vitality for Over 30 Years
1612 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506
http://www.ThorburnChiropractic.com
Phone: 818-841-1313
Fax: 818-841-3340

Be sure to follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thorburnchiropractic twitter @ThorburnChiro and also find us on Instagram at ThorburnChiro and check out our monthly contests and promotions!

 

 

 

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Pain Management and Chiropractic: A Drug-Free Alternative

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Greetings from Dr. Thorburn:

In the face of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month. Our goal is to raise the awareness of drug-free alternatives such as pain management and chiropractic.

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients who receive prescription opioids long-term for non-cancer pain in primary care settings struggle with addiction. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed that nearly 50 percent of Americans say they personally have known someone who is addicted to prescription painkillers.

Chiropractic is an important, effective and natural first line of defense against pain. In some cases, chiropractic care may eliminate the need for over-the-counter and prescription painkillers. It’s vital that patients who are in pain are made aware that they have drug-free pain management options.

Many respected health care organizations now recommend drug-free pain management treatment. The CDC’s new Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain encourages medical doctors to utilize conservative care and to consider non-addictive alternative options.

Using treatments such as spinal manipulation, chiropractic takes a drug-free approach to treating conditions such as back pain, neck pain, leg pain, and sciatica. Research has found spinal manipulation to be effective and safe. Pain management and chiropractic care have proven to be a perfect, drug-free option.

Depending upon your particular condition and needs, chiropractic treatment can be combined with medical massage and acupuncture for a drug-free pain management program. If you or a loved one is suffering from chronic or acute pain, please give us a call and make an appointment. You will be glad you did.

New patient special for the month of October… At Thorburn Chiropractic, we are celebrating National Chiropractic Health Month with a terrific special. New patients without chiropractic coverage get their first visit for $29 cash, a $177 value! (Those with health insurance pay their usual co-pay as required by their health insurance.) The first visit includes a consultation, exam, and adjustment. Please share this with your family and friends.

Until next time…

Yours in health,

Dr. T

Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center
A Winner of the Top Doc L.A. Award
Increasing Health & Vitality for Over 30 Years
1612 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506
http://www.ThorburnChiropractic.com
Phone: 818-841-1313
Fax: 818-841-3340

Be sure to follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thorburnchiropractic twitter @ThorburnChiro and also find us on Instagram at ThorburnChiro and check out our monthly contests and promotions!